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Temporary Lane Reductions at Woodmen and Meridian starting Nov 8

November 4, 2021 – Beginning Monday, November 8, there will be temporary lane reductions on eastbound Woodmen and northbound Meridian at the Woodmen and Meridian intersection. The county will be conducting maintenance on the median island in the southeast corner. The southbound left turn lanes on Meridian will also be reduced while the project is…

Road Work Alert

Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project begins November 1

November 2, 2021 – Starting Monday, Nov. 1, construction work begins on the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project. The public can expect to see the following: Lane closures on Fountain Mesa Road from Caballero Avenue to Fontaine Boulevard NOTE: Traffic shifts to one lane of traffic in each direction The Fountain Mesa…

Budget

El Paso County Presents 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget

October 6, 2021 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 4, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County provides vital public services such as public health, public safety, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary budget aims to balance the competing needs of offering crucial…

El Paso County Public Works hosts Public Open House for Peyton Drainage & Transportation Master Plan

September 28, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works (DPW) is leading the development of a Drainage and Transportation Master Plan for the Town of Peyton. Public Works consultant has investigated and gathered data in support of this effort, to understand and identify challenges and subsequent solutions. The project team will host a…

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McLaughlin Road Paving Project begins Monday, September 20

September 14, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2021 Asphalt Paving Contract. Beginning September 20, the contractor will begin milling and paving operations on McLaughlin Road from Flower Road north through Tompkins Road. Lane closures are planned to be in place from September 20…

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Nationwide Decrease in Oil Production Could Impact Local Road Projects

July 21, 2021 – The El Paso County Department of Public Works is closely monitoring a current shortage of asphalt. Oil is a major component of asphalt production. The nationwide decrease in oil production and distribution is limiting the local supply of asphalt. El Paso County maintains over 1,100 centerline miles of paved roads, equating…